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  BTS | Home for the Holidays
Home > Publications > 1995 American Travel Survey
Highway Fatality Rates are Lower During the Holidays
Figure 1 - Holiday Travel by Main Purpose of Trips
www.bts.gov /publications/1995_american_travel_survey/home_for_the_holidays/index.html   (125 words)

  SPLICEDwire | "Home for the Holidays" review (1995) Jodie Foster, Holly Hunter, Anne Bancroft, Charles Durning, Robert ...
She is the kind of actress who so fully embodies a character that when watching her movies you get a sense of her character's whole life, not just the time she spends on the screen.
She is such a talent that she can be in a serial killer thriller and in the funniest comedy of the year, in the same cineplex at the same time and even studio heads don't think it's overkill.
One of the joys of "Home for the Holidays" is that it transcends the joke and delves deep into each character to provide a recognizable family of real people, yet does it within continual laughter.
www.splicedonline.com /95andbefore/home4holidays.html   (757 words)

 Home for the Holidays - TrueU.org : Student Lounge
It's wonderful to go home for the holidays, of course, but families often find that the college Christmas reunion has its own stresses and strains, especially if this is your first extended stay at home since heading off to school.
Shelby arrived home enthralled and happy and somehow feeling decidedly different — only to be greeted with her parents' expectation that she would be home in bed by 10:30, as she had been six months before, as a high school senior.
If you return to a home that has been broken by divorce, you may find yourself thrust not into adulthood, but rather reminded quite forcefully that you are, and always will be, your parents' child, and their marriage will affect you whether or not you live with them.
www.trueu.org /dorms/stulounge/A000000265.cfm   (1595 words)

 HIF Events – Home for the Holidays
Home for the Holidays featured a Halloween theme with a gourmet buffet, live and silent auctions, a raffle, live music, dancing, fortune telling and photos.
The event name, Home for the Holidays, was chosen to symbolize the fact that the funds are used for housing assistance and also that the event is organized by people who either sell houses or provide services to those who sell houses.
Chaired by Dale Anne Collings of Coldwell Banker, and Robert Reid of Keller Williams Realty, Home for the Holidays is SILVAR’s largest charitable event of the year and raised $75,000 for HIF last year.
www.hifinfo.org /events/homefortheholidays.html   (192 words)

 Home for the Holidays? - California Psychics
The holidays are a natural time to make the big introduction, but before you buy the plane ticket, ask yourself these questions to determine if your relationship's ready.
Spending the holidays with family is always a stressful time - add to that the pressure of meeting your boyfriend's parents for the first time, and you're putting your relationship through a real test.
And even if the partnership does survive the holidays, you'll be exposing his family to the rockiness of your relationship.
www.californiapsychics.com /articles/Love/899/Home_for_the_Holidays.aspx   (496 words)

 Amazon.com: Home for the Holidays: DVD: Holly Hunter,Robert Downey Jr.,Anne Bancroft,Charles Durning,Dylan ...
"Home for the Holidays" is a quiet, fun little film that I dust off once or twice a year (usually around Thanksgiving!) and sit back and absolutely enjoy.
"Home for the Holidays" is a signature piece by Jodie Foster, one that people who enjoy a truly good film won't be there to pass up.
Simply stated, HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS is a holiday CLASSIC in the tradition of the great ones: Miracle on 34th Street; It's A Wonderful Life; Home Alone; Planes, Trains and...
www.amazon.com /Home-Holidays-Holly-Hunter/dp/B00005LOKR   (0 words)

 Mar Jennings: HOME : Home for the Holidays
Mar Jennings: HOME : Home for the Holidays
Whether it’s Grandma’s house or your own little apartment, the psychological comfort of being home with your family and friends is an important part of the season.
Cooking special cookies for an animal lover’s dog, a book signed by the author, something embroidered, tickets to the opera or a ball game, or a gift certificate to a friend’s favorite restaurant are all examples of how you took the time to think about what would be special to that person.
www.marjennings.com /home/holidays.cfm   (1059 words)

 Home for the Holidays - Oregon Humane Society
Santa and his elves are determined to find every pet at OHS on December 1 a new home by December 31.
Today, there are 0 animals still looking for a home for the holidays.
Thanks to these Home for the Holidays partners.
www.oregonhumane.org /homefortheholidays   (147 words)

 Home for the holidays | Cook Counseling Center | Virginia Tech
Visiting home for the holidays especially if it's your parents' first time for you to be away for an extended period can be stressful and enlightening.
Parents often expect that your visit home will be to spend a lot of time with them and your other family members while your plans may be different.
One area of conflict may be your expectation that you can follow the same rules at home that you follow away at school, versus your parents expectation that you will continue to follow the guidelines you followed in high school.
www.ucc.vt.edu /holidays.html   (421 words)

 Home for the Holidays: Preventing Foodborne Illness at Family Gatherings
Foodborne illness is a frequent uninvited guest during the holiday season, and it's often a food handler who allows it to come in and set up housekeeping.
Though most foodborne disease outbreaks don't occur during the holidays (they occur most often in the summer), the holidays warrant special attention because certain foods and food practices popular during the season can increase the risk for foodborne illness.
Even though the holidays present a number of unique food-safety challenges, consumers have plenty of places to go for good information on how to do things right.
www.fda.gov /fdac/features/2000/600_food.html   (1507 words)

 At home for the holidays - OnMission.com
However, the holidays offer on mission Christians a wonderful opportunity to share our faitheven if its simply inviting the newest family in the neighborhood into our home to share the classic holiday meal.
An invitation to your home can let friends and acquaintances experience a more meaningful celebration of the holidays, laying the groundwork for you to share Christ.
Anyone who cant go home for Christmas in Canada is a good candidate to invite to share the day or at least the feast with you, Connie says.
www.onmission.com /site/c.cnKHIPNuEoG/b.830211/k.5ABF/At_home_for_the_holidays.htm   (1111 words)

 Entry 14: Home for the Holidays
Entertaining at home is a simple pleasure that brings warmth and love to the people who are closest to us.
Although our lighting was simple compared to some of the elaborate holiday displays of our neighbors, it was nice to see our home contributing to the festive look of the entire community.
With our home all decked out for the holidays we are anxious to start entertaining family and friends.
www.mygreathome.com /buying_and_selling/colleens_chronicles/entry14.htm   (1017 words)

 When Home for the Holidays Holds No Joy
She weeps as she describes her holiday itinerary which calls for visits to her obsessively compulsive step-grandmother, her newly married and emotionally distanced father, and her overly career-oriented mother (which also requires spending time with her mother’s live-in companion).
When home is not what it should be, young people seem to respond in one of two ways.
My prayer is that today’s students will live their lives in such a way that their children will one day actually want to go home for the holidays.
www.crosswalk.com /1458785   (0 words)

 CareGiver :: Information Source for CareGivers for Those in Need of Special Care:: Heart Attack, Alzheimer's, ...
The holidays are times when we reconnect with our loved ones.
Holidays are an opportunity to take an objective look at how the seniors in our families are coping.
The holidays are a wonderful time of year to reconnect with distant relatives.
www.caregiver.com /articles/holiday/home_for_holidays.htm   (681 words)

 Brandontimes: Home for holidays still has meaning
Others are more steadfast in their tradition, hosting big meals for a large, extended family, while others cook for stray, single friends or serve turkey dinners to the poor or homeless.
These were our longstanding holiday traditions, things that felt like home to me even though I was never in my own home or even my parent's home for that matter.
Right now, going home for the holidays for me still means traveling to another family member's home where we continue to preserve family tradition.
www.sptimes.com /2006/11/24/Brandontimes/Home_for_holidays_sti.shtml   (692 words)

 Stratton House Inn :: Holidays Ohio / Holiday Reunions Ohio / Holiday Family Gatherings Ohio / Holidays Away from Home
Home Sweet Home for the Holidays -- in Southeast Ohio
When you seek a central location to re-unite scattered family members and friends for the holidays -- Stratton House Inn quite literally will be your welcoming home away from home.
Come "home" to Stratton House for that very special gathering, which everyone shares and no one person hosts alone.
strattonhouse.com /index.php?section=home&content=holidays   (314 words)

 Townhall.com::A home for the holidays::By Roger Schlesinger
Not the house you lived in with your parents, not the hovel you shared with some other college students, not the first apartment when you were on your own, but the house that you bought, you decorated and you loved.
We have bought and sold over a dozen homes since that first one, and never have I been less than ecstatic the day my wife and I get the keys to the new place.
The large inventory of unsold homes that is reported almost daily is shrinking, and great deals are making it happen.
www.townhall.com /Columnists/RogerSchlesinger/2006/12/06/a_home_for_the_holidays   (2256 words)

 The Terror Trap: Home for the Holidays
Alex (Eleanor Parker) is the first to arrive and after decorating the tree, she heads to the airport to pick up the others while a heavy rainstorm falls.
The Morgan sisters are not especially happy to spend the holiday with their father, whom some blame for the suicide death of their mother.
She soon suspects she is being followed and sure enough, someone wearing the yellow rain slicker and brandishing a pitchfork is on her tail.
www.terrortrap.com /television/homefortheholidays   (1332 words)

 Going home for the holidays - Opinion
Though often filled with love and cheerful gift-giving, the holidays can also prove to be a bit stressful on relationships.
There are many reasons why that might be the case, but no matter what, you don't want to invite her if it's not completely clear that she has a desire to spend the holiday together.
Holiday occasions are typically more than just parents and siblings; you're throwing grandparents, cousins and crazy Aunt Mildred into the mix as well.
media.www.pittnews.com /media/storage/paper879/news/2006/12/11/Opinion/Going.Home.For.The.Holidays-2531166.shtml   (468 words)

 Home for the holidays - JAMAICAOBSERVER.COM
It is tradition for Jamaicans to spruce up their homes for the Christmas and New Year holidays, as we usually have friends and family visiting.
As is the routine for the series, the homeowners have surrendered their keys so they can't see what is happening in their own home.
After the holidays it can be filled with water and tea light candles floated in it.
www.jamaicaobserver.com /lifestyle/html/20051224T130000-0500_95284_OBS_HOME_FOR_THE_HOLIDAYS_.asp   (0 words)

 Home for the Holidays   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Although you have gotten used to these changes, be prepared for reactions from others for whom it is new.
You and your parents are in the process of becoming peers----so talk to them---let them know you and your present life.
You may have to begin the process of thinking of your home in a new way.
www.ndsu.nodak.edu /counseling/successstrategies/holidays.shtml   (285 words)

 Home for the Holidays   (Site not responding. Last check: )
As important as the holidays are to that financial investment, the Holiday Stroll illustrates that communal investment to a greater degree.
There are certainly plenty of holiday shopping options throughout the region, not just in Leominster, but many Leominster families recognize the charm of shopping downtown for the holidays, or being part of community events during the season.
Leominster is unique in that it is home to an active downtown community that has been effectively embraced by both city officials and the city as a whole.
www.leominsterchamp.com /news/2006/1208/opinion_editorial/008.html   (356 words)

 Home For The Holidays American Demographics - Find Articles
For Americans of all cultures, it's a time that family members gravitate to one another, so enduring endless lines at the airport for flights that will deliver us ever so briefly to our kin has become an annual rite of passage.
We also asked respondents to choose from a list of items and to indicate which they regard as the most important ones to take on a holiday trip, such as cell phones, laptops, gifts for family and friends and pillows.
If there are about 210 million Americans over the age of 18, and slightly more than 1 in 3 of them will be traveling this holiday season, we expect just under 75 million Americans to be on the road or in the air in November and December.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m4021/is_8_26/ai_n6220883   (533 words)

 HospiceCare Event- Home for the Holidays
Guests of all ages came from near and far to celebrate the holiday season with neighbors, friends and family to support "Home for the Holiday's", a special annual Hospice Hundred fundraising event that benefits HospiceCare of Southeast Florida, Inc. 
"Home for the Holidays" was held at the seasonally adorned home of Bill and Susan Telli, Executive Director of HospiceCare. Many little faces were filled with glee as they enjoyed storytelling, holiday crafts, and Santa Claus!  Parents' hearts were filled with delight while the vintage fire truck drove their children around and around the neighborhood.
Many families revisit Home for the Holidays year after year for this annual event.
www.hospicecareflorida.org /events-hm-holidays.html   (184 words)

 Home for the High Holidays
May all your children find their way home this Rosh Hashana and may the lost ones of Israel find their way through the thick and thorny woods.
Your article on returning home for the holidays was inspirational because I have not spent a holiday with my son in many years.
After his Bar Mitzvah he went to live with his farther in Texas and unable to travel back to PA to be with my husband and I. He went to college in Texas and now is in the Army.
www.aish.com /family/heart/Home_for_the_High_Holidays.asp   (787 words)

 Home For The Holidays
There’s something about the holidays where we reach back into childhood and recall times with family and friends when we found items around the house or yard, or maybe the Five and Dime, and created holiday decorations that often became treasured traditions.
Homemade holiday decorations and the memories that go with them are easy to find in the SouthCoast.
Cathy Dills of Fairhaven has no children, but she remembers her own childhood and how one year back in 1952 or 1953 she and her family made garland using colorful plastic straws cut into pieces and strung with glass beads separating each piece of straw.
www.s-t.com /home4holidays   (1027 words)

 Home For The Holidays
Decking out your entire home in grand holiday fashion can be a lot easier than you may think.
To give this home a beautiful entryway that will last through New Year's Day, we decorated with lighted artificial greenery and ribbon as well as wired, lighted bows.
After the holidays, he collapses into a flat piece while his stand breaks down into several small pieces, making the entire figure easy to store.
www.lowes.com /lowes/lkn?action=pg&p=HomeDecor/ci_1102HomeForTheHolidays&rn=RightNavFiles/rightNavHowTo   (670 words)

 Sigmund, Carl and Alfred: Home For The Holidays, Part Three
Because if we don't make 'home' that place of refuge, calm and comfort for ourselves, we will forever remain in 'survival mode'- reacting to the high adrenalin mode of dealing with only immediate needs.
Home is where meaningful exchanges and conversations take place, where ideas are shared in a honest and encouraging way, discussed without fear of ridicule.
Home is place where words do not have to be measured and there are no eggshells to be found.
sigcarlfred.blogspot.com /2006/11/home-for-holidays-part-three.html   (1564 words)

 "Home for the Holidays - Forward.com"
With the endless violence in the Middle East, it would be easy to say that my girlfriend, Shereen, and I — she is Muslim; I am Jewish — represent the potential for world peace.
I was adamant that no home of mine ever would have a Christmas tree in it, and now I didn’t have to worry.
This past summer, Shereen and I had a small commitment ceremony at her family’s home, where we shared stories and exchanged rings.
www.forward.com /articles/home-for-the-holidays   (0 words)

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